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Back in early September I wrote this post about a (theoretically targetted) offer for the Hilton HHonors Visa card.

The Hilton card is already one of favourite cards to get purely for the sign-up bonus. The card has no fee, and you get a voucher for a free night at any Hilton Group property, which includes Conrad and Waldorf-Astoria properties, when you spend just £750.

Barclaycard, who run the Hilton card, were also running this targetted offer. Not only do you get the free night, but you also get 10,000 Hilton HHonors points – worth £50 in my book – for signing up.

The deal for the extra 10,000 points on top of the free night ends on October 30th, so if you were thinking of getting the Hilton card then now is a good time.

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (June 2024)

There are various ways of earning Hilton Honors points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.

Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE Hilton Honors Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Radisson Rewards Premium and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

40,000 bonus points and a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Did you know that the Virgin Atlantic credit cards are a great way of earning Hilton Honors points? Two Virgin Points can be converted into three Hilton Honors points. The Virgin Atlantic cards are the only Visa or Mastercard products in the UK which can indirectly earn Hilton Honors points and they come with generous sign-up bonuses. You can apply here.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with:

and for small business owners:

The conversion rate from American Express to Hilton points is 1:2.

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which can be used to earn Hilton Honors points

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (3)

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  • rda says:

    does the free hilton free night include breakfast?

    For clarity, you can do the free night at any of the Hilton Group brands, so a Conrad or a Waldorf-Astoria, even the £1,000 per night Maldives resorts, would be OK. Although Maldives is a long way to go for 1 free night ….!

    • Raffles says:

      Only if you stay at a Hampton Inn, where everyone gets free breakfast!

  • Mark says:

    Hi Raffles

    I applied (before the cut off date) and received the new card recently.

    When I activated it I checked that they had me registered for the correct offer with the 10k bonus points. They didnt know anything about it!

    To be fair they asked me to post them a copy of the application screen print which I kept and said they would sort out the points once that is received. Hopefully that will resolve it

    I would suggest that if you applied you check the points appear correctly.


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